Bethesda isn’t really that keen on allowing crossplay with its games these days. The studio recently confirmed that Fallout 76 isn’t going to feature crossplay between platforms, nor is Elder Scrolls Legends going to get it any time soon.
No specific reason was given for the decision, although there were heavy hints that Sony’s stance against crossplay was a factor in this. “Fallout 76, sure: It would be nice if I could play on my Xbox and my kid is playing on his PC and we can play together, but if we can’t,” said SVP Pete Hines. “But for Legends it’s absolutely critical.”
At least Bethesda is working on several features to make its communuty happy despite this, including a committment to mod support and an in-game photo mode.
Bethesda released yet another video, this one very pertinent to us because it discusses how multiplayer will work in Fallout 76: